Sara Weissman - Higher Education
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Sara Weissman
Sara Weissman is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, covering public policy and faculty life. She formerly served as editor of New Voices Magazine and reported for Religion News Service, where her work was published in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and USA Today, among other outlets. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from UC Berkeley and earned her master's degree at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @SaraWeissman.


Is the Trump Administration Really “Bigger and Better” for HBCUs?

by | September 18, 2019
When President Donald J. Trump addressed the 2019 HBCU Conference in Washington D.C. last week, [...] Read more

California Lutheran University Adds Ethnic and Race Studies Major

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California Lutheran University – a Hispanic serving institution in Thousand Oaks, California [...] Read more

Diverse Co-Founder to be Honored at Clemson University

by | September 17, 2019
Co-founder and publisher of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education Frank L. Matthews will be honor [...] Read more

House of Representatives to Vote on FUTURE Act

by | September 16, 2019
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by [...] Read more

Retiring Harvard Sociologist Honored at Symposium

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A three-day symposium honored the career of renowned Harvard University sociologist Dr. William [...] Read more

ACT and Univision Team Up to Expand Hispanic Access to Higher Education

by | September 13, 2019
While Hispanic students make up nearly a fifth of the U.S. student population, they meet ACT Co [...] Read more

Association of American Universities Launches New Initiative For PhD Programs

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Doctoral students may feel like going into academia is the only path forward, but a new initiat [...] Read more

Congressional Black Caucus Panel Spotlights Black Student Athletes

by | September 12, 2019
The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference hosted a panel on Black student at [...] Read more

University of Houston-Downtown Supports Its Local Economy

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University of Houston-Downtown – a Hispanic-serving institution and minority-serving institut [...] Read more

Senator Doug Jones Addresses the Senate About MSI Funding

by | September 11, 2019
U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is working to garner support for the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unl [...] Read more

President Trump Addresses HBCU Leaders

by | September 10, 2019
President Donald Trump addressed a packed auditorium at the end of the second day of the 2019 H [...] Read more

Proposed Amendment Scrutinizes For-Profit Schools Targeting Veterans

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Florida Democrat Rep. Dr. Donna Shalala proposed an amendment to the annual defense spending bi [...] Read more

HBCU Conference Focuses on Building Federal and Local Ties

by | September 9, 2019
The first day of the 2019 HBCU Conference focused on building federal and local strategic allia [...] Read more

Missouri School District Hires First Chief Equity and Diversity Officer

by | September 6, 2019
Yvania Garcia-Pusateri has been doing higher education diversity work for over a decade. But th [...] Read more

A New Partnership Supports the Guided Pathways Movement

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The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) and Sova, a higher education consult [...] Read more